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Do Laptops Help Learning? A Look At The Only Statewide School Laptop Program

Added: 18.08.2017 14:15 | 0 views | 0 comments

It was 15 years ago that Maine began the first, and still the only, statewide school laptop program. Experts worry that an attempt to bridge the digital divide might have widened it.

From: www.npr.org

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge 'broke' important royal rule with George and Charlotte during recent tour

Added: 16.08.2017 19:03 | 18 views | 0 comments

The Cambridges clearly want to be as &'hands-on&' with their kids as much as possible

From: www.mirror.co.uk

Shaun Bridges, disgraced Secret Service agent, pleads guilty to second bitcoin heist

Added: 16.08.2017 17:38 | 5 views | 0 comments


A former Secret Service agent currently serving time for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of digital currency has pleaded guilty to new charges related to the theft of millions more.
Shaun Bridges, 35, pleaded guilty in San Francisco federal court to one count of money laundering Tuesday in ...

From: www.washingtontimes.com

Trump Signs Order Rolling Back Environmental Rules on Infrastructure

Added: 16.08.2017 14:17 | 21 views | 0 comments

The president said he was streamlining regulations in order to speed construction of infrastructure projects like roads and bridges.

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Trump Speeds Up Permitting Infrastructure Projects While Ignoring Climate Regulations

Added: 16.08.2017 1:05 | 20 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order that reverses an Obama-era flood standard and accelerates the approval of permits for highways, bridges, and other building efforts in his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix infrastructure across the U.S., according to Reuters. The signing on Tuesday did not give the test of the executive order, but sources said it reversed the strict Obama building standards for government-funded projects that would reduce exposure to increased flooding from sea level rise and other consequences of climate change. "No longer will we allow the infrastructure of our magnificent country to crumble and decay," Trump said at a press conference at...

Trump orders faster permitting on infrastructure projects

Added: 15.08.2017 21:53 | 33 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order to speed approvals of permits for highways, bridges and other major building efforts as part of his proposal to spend $1 trillion to fix aging U.S. infrastructure.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change

Added: 15.08.2017 20:34 | 12 views | 0 comments


President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday that the White House said would streamline the approval process for building infrastructure such as roads, bridges and offices by eliminating a planning step related to climate change and flood dangers.
The White House confirmed...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Huge plastic whale unveiled near Tower Bridge outlines plastic problem polluting oceans

Added: 15.08.2017 20:32 | 11 views | 0 comments

A ten-metre whale made entirely of plastic has been unveiled near Tower Bridge to raise awareness about ocean pollution.

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New leads in hunt for Putney Bridge 'shove' jogger after financier is cleared of any involvement

Added: 14.08.2017 10:52 | 13 views | 0 comments

Detectives today said they were following up a number of new leads in the hunt for a jogger who shoved a woman in front of a bus on Putney Bridge.

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62 BASE jumps in one day with Miles Daisher

Added: 14.08.2017 8:24 | 9 views | 0 comments


Relive Miles Daisher’s remarkable career as he attempts to reclaim the world record for most BASE jumps in 24 hours. Around 10:35am on June 21st — the summer solstice — BASE jumper Miles Daisher’s worn, dusty sneakers left the railing of Idaho’s Perrine Bridge for the 62nd time in less than 24 hours. And by the time the parachute opened and he soared gently down to a painted bullseye along the bank of the Snake River, he recovered a world record that’d slipped away from him just last year. But at that exact moment, he’d simultaneously cemented his name atop the upper echelon of BASE jumpers, skydivers and wingsuit pilots in the world. It was then that Daisher once again held three world records: most human-powered BASE jumps in 24 hours; the highest total BASE jumps in one year; the most BASE jumps in a lifetime.

From: extreme.com

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